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See definition of assignments on Dictionary.com
  • nounresponsibility, task
  • nounselecting or setting apart

synonyms for assignments

  • appointment
  • chore
  • drill
  • duty
  • homework
  • job
  • position
  • post
  • practice
  • stint
  • beat
  • charge
  • commission
  • mission

antonyms for assignments

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  • unemployment
  • keeping
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How to use assignments in a sentence

Toward the end of the campaign his assignments increased until all his time was taken.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Assignments came to be made of one acre to a family, near the palisaded hamlet for convenience and better security.
WILLIAM BRADFORD OF PLYMOUTHALBERT HALE PLUMB
For a short time he had no assignments that taxed his abilities in either direction.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
If you make as good time as you have made on some other assignments, you can get back here before 10:30.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
Not a lot of business-reporting assignments involved spending time with half-naked, sun-baked dudes in remote southern junkyards.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
Parents should always know of these assignments and should help the children get the necessary practice.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
And if his initial assignments gave him little but “rough-neck” work to do, he did it without audible complaint.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
Other secretaries had used their nearness to him to wangle acting or dancing or singing assignments on other and lesser shows.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Boy gathers up miscellaneous collection of articles and proceeds upon these divers assignments.
TURNS ABOUT TOWNROBERT CORTES HOLLIDAY
It will therefore be a safe rule not to repeat assignments for the benefit of careless or inattentive pupils.
THE RECITATIONGEORGE HERBERT BETTS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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